Mirror of Literature,  10 (1827), 160.

[Theatrical Props]



Extract, Letter, Drollery

Publications extracted:

[Cahaisse] 1812


Meteorology, Disease, Vaccination

    A letter from themanager of a strolling company to his promoter includes ludicrous statements about props and actors, as for example: 'The thunder got broke on the road, and we have been forced to have fresh sodder [i.e. solder] for the two lightnings. Our divinities are well, with the exception of Love, who has got the small-pox; the Graces have been inoculated; we were obliged to leave them behind on the road'.

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